Definition of Genus limulus
1. Noun. Type genus of the family Limulidae.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Limulidae, Limulidae
Member holonyms: Horseshoe Crab, King Crab, Limulus Polyphemus, Xiphosurus Polyphemus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Limulus
Literary usage of Genus limulus
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1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1865)
"And yet it is possible, from the more anterior position of the eyes, corresponding to the larger reticulated pair in the genus Limulus, that the small ..."
2. Journal of the Royal Geological Society of Ireland by Royal Geological Society of Ireland (1860)
"Before doing so, however, I would offer a few remarks on the genus Limulus, in which all these coal-measure Crustacea have been hitherto included, ..."
3. Journal (1860)
"Before doing so, however, I would offer a few remarks on the genus Limulus, in which all these coal-measure Crustacea have ..."
4. Report by British Association for the Advancement of Science (1859)
"... Coalbrook Dale, hitherto included in the genus Limulus, be removed from the recent genus, as presenting characters more closely allied to Trilobites, ..."
5. The Spider Book: A Manual for the Study of the Spiders and Their Near by John Henry Comstock (1912)
"And this order is nearly extinct; for of it there remains only the genus Limulus (Lim'u-lus), represented by only five known species. ..."
6. A Manual of Elementary Geology: Or, The Ancient Changes of the Earth and Its by Charles Lyell (1860)
"Crustacea also are mot with, of the genus Limulus (see fig. 500), resembling in all essential characters the ..."
7. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"They are represented at the present day by the single genus Limulus (figs. 44 and 45; also figs. 7, 9. n, to 15 and 20), often termed the king-crab, ..."